The Jupiter’s Get Dark at Long Island’s Finest and Most Intimate Concert Hall on April 15, 2011

The Jupiter String Quartet, the world acclaimed ensemble-in-residence has their final performance of the season under the titled theme, From Darkness to Light.
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March 21, 2011 - PRLog -- The Jupiter String Quartet, the world acclaimed ensemble-in-residence has their final performance of the season under the titled theme, From Darkness to Light, on Friday, April 15, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AU PAC) Concert Hall, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.

This concert will feature darker works by Ludwig van Beethoven and contemporary Hungarian composer György Kurtág, followed by the uplifting brilliance of one of Beethoven’s “Rasumovsky” quartets from his heroic period.

The Jupiter String Quartet, formed in 2001, is an intimate group of virtuoso musicians:  violinists Nelson Lee and MeganFreivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sister of Meg), and cellist Daniel McDonough (husband of Meg, brother- in-law of Liz). The quartet concertizes across the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and South America. They have enjoyed playing in such venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, Boston’s Jordan Hall, Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes, and Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center.

“The Jupiter Quartet, for which the piece was written, played it with lush tone, a fine sense of color and both energy and polish,” said New York Times’ Allan Kozinn.

Individual tickets for this event are on sale now and are only $10 to $20. For more information about The
Jupiter String Quartet, please visit To learn more about AU PAC’s 2010-2011 season, please visit or call the AU PAC Box Office at (516) 877-4000.

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About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.
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